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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Apr 24

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jordan Morris Killed in Super Inn Motel Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jordan Morris Killed in Super Inn Motel Shooting
    Could This Decatur Motel Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News 21-year-old Jordan Morris was reportedly shot and killed outside a Super Inn Motel in Decatur Wednesday, April 12, 2017. According to 11 Alive News, the fatal…
  • Apr 18

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Fanoris Jackson Killed in Atlanta Apartment Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Fanoris Jackson Killed in Atlanta Apartment Shooting
    Could This Highland Woods Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside the Highland Woods apartment complex reportedly claimed the life of 20-year-old Fanoris Jermaine Jackson, Jr. Saturday afternoon, April…
  • Apr 12

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jonathan Pringle Shot, Robbed in Lithonia Apartment

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jonathan Pringle Shot, Robbed in Lithonia Apartment
    Could This Senseless Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News 27-year-old Jonathan Pringle was reportedly shot and killed during a robbery at the Chelsea Apartments in Lithonia Sunday, April 8, 2017. According to WSB-TV 2, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 79

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 90

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Apr 19

    DUI Breath tests are about to be Unconstitutional in Georgia

    DUI Breath tests are about to be Unconstitutional in Georgia
    Oral Arguments in the Georgia Supreme Court were held in Olevik a/k/a Plevik v. State, S17A0738, on August 18, 2017. The arguments were very telling. The Defendant was essentially asserting that Police can not compel acts under the Georgia…
  • Jan 24

    Pedersen v State - boarding a DNR boat for BUI fields does not trigger Miranda

    Pedersen v State - boarding a DNR boat for BUI fields does not trigger Miranda
     Pedersen v. State, 337 Ga App 159, 786 SE2d 535 (2016). Erick Pedersen was convicted of Boating under the Influence after a jury trial in Hall County State Court. Pedersen was stopped by Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for…
  • Jan 22

    Muthu v State - Judicial Comment-DUI Experts-Mistrial

    Muthu v State - Judicial Comment-DUI Experts-Mistrial
    Muthu v. State, 337 Ga. App. 97, 786 SE2d 696 (2016). Gajendra Muthu appealed his conviction after a jury found him guilty of DUI per se, DUI less safe and failure to maintain lane. Muthu alleged improper judicial comment, restricting of his…
Rank this Week: 326

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    What to do if you are directly solicited for a lawyer after a crash

    What to do if you are directly solicited for a lawyer after a crash
    This morning on her way to work, a paralegal in our office was injured when someone rear-ended her car on the way to work. When she was waiting for a CT scan in the hospital emergency department, she sent us a text reporting that she had…
  • Aug 31

    TV law firm “settlement mills” blasted in legal ethics journal

    TV law firm “settlement mills” blasted in legal ethics journal
    Lawyers and paralegals who had previously worked at personal injury firms that advertise heavily on television, billboards and bus placards have told me many tales about the business model of those firms. They have told me how lawyers may be…
  • Aug 29

    16 Ways to Overcome the Independent Contractor Defense

    16 Ways to Overcome the Independent Contractor Defense
    Effective representation of the plaintiff in a case of serious injury or wrongful death often requires that counsel overcome an “independent contractor” defense.  That frequently involves solving a shell…
Rank this Week: 237

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 277

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Apr 24

    Trump names Miscimarra Chairman of the NLRB (no more of this “Acting” stuff!)

    Trump names Miscimarra Chairman of the NLRB (no more of this “Acting” stuff!)
    According to Politico‘s “Morning Shift,” President Trump on Friday night promoted Philip Miscimarra from Acting Chairman to plain old Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. Congratulations, Chairman! As of this…
  • Apr 21

    Is your timekeeping system creating wage-hour liability?

    Is your timekeeping system creating wage-hour liability?
    Does your timekeeping software make it harder for you to comply with wage and hour laws — and to defend yourself in a wage and hour lawsuit? A study recently published in the Yale Journal of Law and Technology says…
  • Apr 21

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    The FLSA hurts women? Heather Owen, partner in our Jacksonville Office and proprietor of FOCUS, our women’s leadership blog, begins a three-part series on how the Fair Labor Standards Act, with its lack of flexibility, is unfair to…
Rank this Week: 353

Athens DUI Law Blog

Athens DUI Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Baker & Slider, LLC.

http://www.athensduilawblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Court Determines that Georgia Police Officers Are Sufficiently Trained To Give Field Test

    Court Determines that Georgia Police Officers Are Sufficiently Trained To Give Field Test
    The state of Georgia permits law enforcement officers to conduct police roadblocks for the purpose of preventing drunk driving, but it requires that the officers abide by very specific requirements when doing so. Since an unjustified…
  • Apr 13

    Georgia Court Upholds Validity of Field Sobriety Test

    Georgia Court Upholds Validity of Field Sobriety Test
    In Georgia, when a driver is stopped on suspicion of possible drunk driving, one of the first things that police officers may do is conduct a field sobriety test with the driver to determine whether there are any initial indications…
  • Apr 7

    Georgia Court Affirms that State Must Give Notice to Habitually Impaired Driver

    Georgia Court Affirms that State Must Give Notice to Habitually Impaired Driver
    Under Georgia law, when drivers repeatedly engage in impaired driving, they may be convicted of an additional crime of being a habitually impaired driver. This means that not only may a drunk driver be charged with a DUI, but based on his…
Rank this Week: 504

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 519

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Jul 5

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?

    What is the Secret to Making Your Chapter 13 Plan Work?
      After 25+ years representing hardworking but financially struggling men and women in the Atlanta area, I can report to you that the #1 secret to surviving Chapter 13 is living below your means. This can mean you have to make some…
  • Jun 10

    Comedian John Oliver Explains the Debt Buying “Industry” and Zombie Debt

    Comedian John Oliver Explains the Debt Buying “Industry” and Zombie Debt
    Late night comedian John Oliver recently offered his unique and humorous take on the debt buying industry, noting that collection agencies are responsible for more lawsuits than any other type of plaintiff, and that many of these lawsuits…
  • Jun 6

    Relief From Your 72 Month Car Loan

    Relief From Your 72 Month Car Loan
    Financial experts bemoan the “crisis” in student loan debt (over $1.2 trillion as of 2015) and the rising rates of credit card debt ($733 billion as of 2015) but no one seems to be talking about yet another debt bubble – the…
Rank this Week: 443

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of 65…
Rank this Week: 355

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 410

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • Apr 24

    Georgia Appellate Court Puts Plaintiffs’ Case in Free Fall

    Georgia Appellate Court Puts Plaintiffs’ Case in Free Fall
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by several tenants and their guests against the landlord that owned the home. Ultimately, the court determined that the landlord…
  • Apr 17

    Georgia Appellate Court Reverses Default Judgment Because Defendant Was Never Properly Served

    Georgia Appellate Court Reverses Default Judgment Because Defendant Was Never Properly Served
    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals of Georgia issued a written opinion in a premises liability case brought by a man who had slipped and fallen at the defendant’s restaurant. Although the defendant did not initially reply to the…
  • Apr 12

    Granny, Does Your Dog Bite?

    Granny, Does Your Dog Bite?
    Last month, the Supreme Court of Georgia issued a written opinion in a dog bite case, explaining which elements a plaintiff must prove in order to be successful. The case presented the court with the opportunity to discuss when a trial…
Rank this Week: 1042

The Schulzke Brief

The Schulzke Brief

Provides commentary on commerce and the law. By Kurt Schulzke.

http://schulzkelaw.com
  • Apr 21

    Materiality: No, the SEC did not write SAB No. 99

    Materiality: No, the SEC did not write SAB No. 99
    Corporate Counsel serves up a mostly excellent article, Securities Law Disclosure Checklist for Alleged (or Confirmed) Misconduct, outlining disclosures that public companies should consider regarding alleged misconduct by…
  • Mar 14

    Preet Bharara’s unprofessional antics confirm his dismissal

    Preet Bharara’s unprofessional antics confirm his dismissal
    Media coverage of President Trump’s firing of Preet Bharara, the so-called “showman Sheriff of Wall Street,” has been breathless and brainless. On this, Glenn Reynolds and I agree: Bharara’s refusal to resign his post…
  • Nov 7

    Doctor’s orders: Follow Georgia advance directives!

    Doctor’s orders: Follow Georgia advance directives!
    What about advance directives for health care? They’re touted as estate plan essentials but do they really work? It turns out that their practical impact depends on the willingness of healthcare providers to read and heed what…
Rank this Week: 872

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Covers entertainment and intellectual property law. By Mark A. Baker Law, LLC.

http://www.entertainmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    POINTS TO PONDER IN AN MUSIC ARTIST-MANAGER CONTRACT

    POINTS TO PONDER IN AN MUSIC ARTIST-MANAGER CONTRACT
    Your artist career is getting traction – you’re doing more shows, you’re recording strong material, people want to work with you. And now you’ve been offered a management contract. Should you sign it? This question…
  • Oct 27

    The New Author’s Range of Publishing Option

    The New Author’s Range of Publishing Option
    Authors now have more options than ever to publish their works, ranging from self-publishing, through the hybrid “pay-to-play” publishers, to traditional publishing houses. So, what are the Pros and Cons of each? Self-publishing.…
  • Oct 27

    The New Author’s Range of Publishing Option

    The New Author’s Range of Publishing Option
    Authors now have more options than ever to publish their works, ranging from self-publishing, through the hybrid “pay-to-play” publishers, to traditional publishing houses. So, what are the Pros and Cons of each? Self-publishing.…
Rank this Week: 559

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
Rank this Week: 1289

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer…

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers employer liability, food liability, insurance bad faith, CGL policy, and medical malpractice topics. By Levy & Pruett.

http://www.georgiainsurancedefenselawyer.com/
  • Apr 14

    LANDLORD NOT LIABLE FOR DECK COLLAPSE AT RENTAL HOME

    LANDLORD NOT LIABLE FOR DECK COLLAPSE AT RENTAL HOME
    In Aldredge v. Byrd, No. A17A0281, 2017 WL 1180469 (Ga. Ct. App. Mar. 30, 2017) the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a landlord was not liable for the collapse of a deck on his rental property.  The renters hosted a barbeque in the…
  • Mar 31

    NO PRE-SUIT NOTICE REQUIRED TO SUE CITIES FOR INTENTIONAL ACTS

    NO PRE-SUIT NOTICE REQUIRED TO SUE CITIES FOR INTENTIONAL ACTS
    In West v. City of Albany, 2017 WL 875033 (Ga. March 6, 2017), the Georgia Supreme Court addressed whether an injured party was required to provide notice of intent to sue a city when the alleged wrongdoing was intentional rather than…
  • Jan 24

    AN EMPLOYER MAY BE LIABLE FOR NEGLIGENT ENTRUSTMENT DESPITE A CLEAN PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK ON THE EMPLOYEE

    AN EMPLOYER MAY BE LIABLE FOR NEGLIGENT ENTRUSTMENT DESPITE A CLEAN PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK ON THE EMPLOYEE
    Posted by H. Lee Pruett In Cullara v. Building & Earth Sciences, Inc., Case No. A16A1735 (Ga. Ct. App., Dec. 8, 2016), the Georgia Court of Appeals seems to raise as many questions as it answers concerning an employer’s duty to…
Rank this Week: 1274

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Apr 9

    Plant Vogtle Project Impacted by Westinghouse Bankruptcy

    Plant Vogtle Project Impacted by Westinghouse Bankruptcy
    One of the largest construction projects in Georgia hit another snag last week when the general contractor filed for bankruptcy protection. The project known as Plant Vogtle (Vogtle Electric Generating plant) in Waynesboro, Burke County,…
  • Dec 8

    Little Miller Act Claims (Payment Bond Claims)

    Little Miller Act Claims (Payment Bond Claims)
    When a subcontractor performs quality work or a material supplier provides proper goods to a general contractor, payment is expected.   Non-payment threatens your business, and it is vital that you act upon your remedies as soon as…
  • Nov 20

    Third Circuit Holds AIA 201’s Arbitration Clause Applies Only to Disputes During Construction

    Third Circuit Holds AIA 201’s Arbitration Clause Applies Only to Disputes During Construction
    We are pleased to welcome a guest author for today’s post.  Douglas Dodson is a 2016 graduate of the University of Miami’s J.D./M.B.A. program, and he is pursuing a career in business consulting. By Douglas Dodson, J.D.,…
Rank this Week: 1160

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 717

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Reviews personal injury laws and news in Georgia. By the McClelland Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonlaws.com
  • Jan 11

    How To Stop Unwanted Calls To Your Cell in 2017

    How To Stop Unwanted Calls To Your Cell in 2017
    Does this sound familiar? You hear your cell phone ringing. You rush to get it. The possibilities are endless: could it be my spouse, my kids, my work, an important client, the hospital… Instead, it’s a bill collector, business…
  • Aug 11

    2 Words Used to Delete Credit Card Debt

    2 Words Used to Delete Credit Card Debt
    2 Words used to turn a $8,250 credit card debt into actually getting a $9,250 Check Illegal Cell Phone Collection Calls in Georgia CASE STUDY   Alright, episode number two. I’m Joseph McClelland. ... Read More The…
  • Aug 3

    How to Stop Debt Collectors Calling Wrong Number & Get Paid

    How to Stop Debt Collectors Calling Wrong Number & Get Paid
    How to Stop Debt Collectors Calling Wrong Number & Get Paid Alright, today on the very first episode, we’re going to talk about debt collectors calling the wrong phone number. ... Read More The post How to Stop Debt Collectors…
Rank this Week: 557

Our Thoughts

Our Thoughts

Covers busines law, litigation, risk management and estate planning. By Minor Bell Neal.

http://www.mbnlaw.com/our-thoughts/
  • Aug 22

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?
    Is it really that hard? Yes. And no. And mostly yes again. And maybe it should be. And since January 10 when the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage rule took effect, it is definitely harder. So yes.  But it is complicated.  See the…
  • Aug 20

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property
    A Marin County, California, real estate broker was thrilled when he ended up as the winning bidder at a tax sale auction.  The Californian handed over a check for $150,000 to the Tax Commission and later learned that he had purchased a…
  • Nov 22

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB
    Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final rule concerning the creation of Integrated Mortgage Disclosures, which combine the disclosures consumers receive under the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA)…
Rank this Week: 852

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 1101

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Six Students Killed in One Afternoon

    Six Students Killed in One Afternoon
    It was a tragic day yesterday in Metro Atlanta. Six teenage boys were killed in two separate crashes in Fulton County. 11 Alive covered the story. Here’s what they had... Read more » The post Six Students Killed in One Afternoon…
  • Apr 24

    Salvaged Airbag Responsible For Injury According To Honda

    Salvaged Airbag Responsible For Injury According To Honda
    We just recently wrote about the dangers of salvaged unrecalled airbags making their way into other vehicles. Now Honda has come forward to say that one of these may have... Read more » The post Salvaged Airbag Responsible For Injury…
  • Apr 21

    Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflator

    Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflator
    Takata continues to settle with people who have their faulty airbag inflators, but there is one case where they may get off the hook. The used car and junkyard industries... Read more » The post Be Wary of Used Airbag Inflators…
Rank this Week: 2290

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Georgia Appeals Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Tractor Trailer Accident Case

    Georgia Appeals Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Tractor Trailer Accident Case
    The violation of a law or regulation can make an injury case against a trucking company much stronger and in the law this is known as negligence per se, or negligence in and of itself. If they broke the law, they must be responsible…
  • Apr 13

    United Has No PR Skills but Dr. Dao Made Foolish Mistakes as Well

    United Has No PR Skills but Dr. Dao Made Foolish Mistakes as Well
    Dr. Dao should not have been asked to leave a flight he paid for, but he was a fool to behave like he did once he realized it was inevitable and were I the Judge on this case, I would look long and hard at the contract for carriage and what…
  • Apr 5

    Georgia District Court Rules Against Plaintiff in Slip and Fall Case

    Georgia District Court Rules Against Plaintiff in Slip and Fall Case
    Last month the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia rendered a highly relevant opinion concerning a personal injury claim. The opinion in S.G. v. TJX Companies, Inc., et al., (M.D. Ga 2017) is instructive…
Rank this Week: 4434

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
  • Apr 24

    Saved By The Bellwether Trial in the Ninth Circuit

    Saved By The Bellwether Trial in the Ninth Circuit
    Removal under the “mass action” provision of the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) is appropriate when 100 or more plaintiffs take the affirmative step of proposing to try their claims jointly and the claims involve common issues…
  • Apr 18

    2017 Carlton Fields Class Action Survey Highlight

    2017 Carlton Fields Class Action Survey Highlight
    Carlton Fields recently released its sixth annual Class Action Survey, which is based on detailed interviews with general counsel and senior legal officers at 373 companies operating in more than 25 industries. Those individuals shared their…
  • Apr 14

    Class Representatives Do Not Hold Veto Power Over Class Settlement

    Class Representatives Do Not Hold Veto Power Over Class Settlement
    In In re FedEx Ground Package Sys., Inc. Employment Practices Litig., No. 3:05-CV-595 RLM, 2017 WL 632119 (N.D. Ind. Feb. 14, 2017), only one of a total of seven class representatives signed off on accepting a proposed class settlement with…
Rank this Week: 2169

RIA Compliance Blog

RIA Compliance Blog

Covers registered investment advisor regulations. By Parker MacIntyre.

http://www.riacomplianceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3098

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 23

    Asthma Inhalers Recalled

    Asthma Inhalers Recalled
    Earlier this month, more than 590,000 inhalers were recalled due to possible defects that could pose risks to users. GlaxoSmithKline is a drug company based in Britain which develops inhalers used by many United States citizens for…
  • Apr 17

    Bouncer and Security Guard Injuries in Kennesaw

    Bouncer and Security Guard Injuries in Kennesaw
    Many locals, tourists, and college students would agree that Kennesaw and the surrounding areas have some great watering holes. Locally, we have the SuBourbon Bar & Social Club, Hudson Grille, Mazzy’s Sports Bar & Grill,…
  • Apr 16

    Ford, Kia and Hyundai Vehicle Recall

    Ford, Kia and Hyundai Vehicle Recall
    The news has been littered with automobile recalls in recent weeks, affecting popular brands including Ford, Kia and Hyundai. Each of the recalls may hit close to home here in Georgia, so be sure to check the status of your …
Rank this Week: 3785

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability and medicaid benefits. By Lisa Smith Siegel.

http://www.georgiadisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Researchers Discover Gene Responsible for Rare Blindness-Deafness Disorder

    Researchers Discover Gene Responsible for Rare Blindness-Deafness Disorder
    Scientists recently announced that they have discovered a gene that is responsible for a condition that causes children to be born with blindness, deafness, and other serious symptoms. This condition is known as COMMAD Syndrome, and children…
  • Apr 20

    Disabled Children at Higher Risk of Abuse and Neglect

    Disabled Children at Higher Risk of Abuse and Neglect
    Children who suffer from a mental or physical disability may be at a much higher risk of suffering from abuse or neglect. Those are the results of a new study that yielded disturbing findings. According to the study, children who suffer from…
  • Mar 30

    Can Adults with Autism Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

    Can Adults with Autism Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?
    Autism is a disorder that is usually present from birth, and affects a person’s communication abilities as well as their personal skills. Typically, the disorder is diagnosed by the time a child is three years old. An adult who suffers…
Rank this Week: 3649

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Apr 22

    Ridesharing Apps Contribute to Drop in Drunk Driving

    Ridesharing Apps Contribute to Drop in Drunk Driving
    As the bad news on distracted driving continues to grow, there is some good news in the war against drunk driving. A new study indicates that the popularity of ridesharing apps like Lyft and Uber is contributing to a drop in drunk driving…
  • Mar 20

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk

    Lifestyle-Related Medical Conditions Expose Truckers to Accident Risk
    Medical conditions, such as cardiac disease, increase the risk of truckers suffering an emergency at the wheel, and raise their risks of being involved in an accident. That information comes from a new study, which focused on more than 49,000…
  • Mar 13

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest

    Report Indicates Millennial Drivers Are Riskiest
    Millennial drivers between the ages of 19 and 20 are most likely to engage in dangerous driving behaviors, and those behaviors expose them to increased accident risks. Those are the results of a new study that was published by the AAA…
Rank this Week: 3089

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Distracted Driving Causing Spike in Auto Insurance Premium

    Distracted Driving Causing Spike in Auto Insurance Premium
    You may have noticed an increase in your family’s auto insurance premium rates recently.  Average insurance payouts around the country are increasing, and distracted driving accidents are partly to blame. The increasing numbers of…
  • Mar 24

    Single Hour of Lost Sleep Can Double Your Accident Risk

    Single Hour of Lost Sleep Can Double Your Accident Risk
    A large body of evidence supports the fact that your accident risks increase when you are driving in a fatigued condition. But just how sleepy do you have to be to be involved in an accident? According to a new study, your accident risk…
  • Mar 19

    Drones Could Play a Critical Role in Post-Accident Emergency Care

    Drones Could Play a Critical Role in Post-Accident Emergency Care
    In the future, drones carrying blood products and medical supplies could prove to be an integral part of emergency and critical care after an accident. The first few hours after any car or truck wreck are critical for a victim. In fact, in…
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CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
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Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 21

    Injured Farmhand Deemed Responsible for Work Vehicle Accident

    Injured Farmhand Deemed Responsible for Work Vehicle Accident
    In a personal injury case, you cannot recover damages against a defendant based on negligence if you voluntarily assumed the underlying risk. To put it another way, if your own negligence caused the accident, you cannot blame someone else. In…
  • Apr 11

    Insurer Possibly on the Hook for Georgia Railroad Crossing Accident

    Insurer Possibly on the Hook for Georgia Railroad Crossing Accident
    Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation launched a $7 million advertising campaign to warn drivers about the dangers of railroad crossings. The DOT noted that while the total number of railroad incidents have been in decline…
  • Apr 6

    Atlanta Mall Absolved of Responsibility for Patron’s Murder

    Atlanta Mall Absolved of Responsibility for Patron’s Murder
    Negligent security cases are often the most difficult types of personal injury cases for victims to prove. Negligent security falls under the broader category of “premises liability,” i.e. a property owner’s legal duty to…
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Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Cover injury and accident law. By Slappey & Sadd, LLC.

https://www.georgiainjurylawyersblog.net/
  • Apr 21

    Rear-End Accidents: Is the Driver in the Following Vehicle Always at Fault?

    Rear-End Accidents: Is the Driver in the Following Vehicle Always at Fault?
    Usually, but not always. Rear-end crashes are the most common type of vehicle accident in the United States, accounting for about 1.7 million crashes each year. Of those crashes, about 1,700 are killed and an additional 500,000 are injured.…
  • Apr 20

    What are Pain and Suffering Damages and How are They Calculated?

    What are Pain and Suffering Damages and How are They Calculated?
    Damages in a personal injury lawsuit are designed to compensate the plaintiff for the injuries he has suffered and to put him the same position he was in before the accident occurred. Some types of damages are objective and easily calculated,…
  • Apr 19

    Car Accidents Can Cause Brain Injurie

    Car Accidents Can Cause Brain Injurie
    Car accidents can lead to a number of injuries, including bruises, broken bones, and whiplash. One of the more severe injuries that are common in car crashes are brain injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…
Rank this Week: 1483

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers injury law. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantacaraccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month Focuses on Car Accident Risk

    Distracted Driving Awareness Month Focuses on Car Accident Risk
    April is distracted driving awareness month, and unfortunately the public safety activities during this month are more important than ever because a substantial number of people continue to drive while they are distracted despite the…
  • Apr 14

    Five Kinds of Evidence That Could Help You Get Atlanta Car Accident Compensation

    Five Kinds of Evidence That Could Help You Get Atlanta Car Accident Compensation
    If you have become involved in a car accident in Atlanta, you may be facing substantial financial losses due to the collision. If you got hurt, you have medical bills to pay and you may have lost income due to missed work or taking sick days.…
  • Apr 7

    Could Atlanta Motorcycle Collisions be Reduced by Technology?

    Could Atlanta Motorcycle Collisions be Reduced by Technology?
    Motorcycle accidents are much more likely to cause motorcyclists to lose their lives or to be seriously hurt, as compared with the risks a collision presents to occupants of passenger vehicles. Prevention of motorcycle accidents is a top…
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Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment law. By Mays & Kerr LLC.

http://www.atlantaemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2012

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Covers injury cases in Atlanta.

http://www.davidvansant.com/personal-injury-blog/
  • Apr 20

    Do Your Personal Injury Medical Records Have Red Flags?

    Do Your Personal Injury Medical Records Have Red Flags?
    Injury Attorney Explains how Medical Records can Affect Settlements for Accident Victims in Atalanta Your accident case will have many forms of evidence, but one of the most critical is that of your medical records. Unfortunately, insurance…
  • Apr 14

    How to Switch Lawyers in the Middle of a Personal Injury Case

    How to Switch Lawyers in the Middle of a Personal Injury Case
    The attorney-client relationship is a complex one, but is necessary. Clients must feel comfortable with –  and have confidence in – their attorneys. When a customer feels that an attorney is not representing his or her best…
  • Apr 10

    When Road Conditions Cause Accidents, Who is at Fault?

    When Road Conditions Cause Accidents, Who is at Fault?
    Experienced Injury Attorney Agressively Fighting for Victims of Accidents Due to Road Conditions in Atlanta and all of Georgia Poor road conditions can lead to severe vehicle damage and devastating accidents. However, determining who is…
Rank this Week: 2014

The Legal Chronicle

The Legal Chronicle

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

https://www.legal-chronicle.com/
  • Apr 19

    Motel Security Failure? Donnell Love Killed in Memphis Motel Shooting

    Motel Security Failure? Donnell Love Killed in Memphis Motel Shooting
    Could a Fatal Security Lapse Have Contributed to the Governor’s Inn Motel Shooting? Local News Police have reportedly made an arrest in connection with the fatal Governor’s Inn motel shooting,…
  • Apr 19

    Fatal Security Lapse? 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Grove Place Apartment Shooting, Austin

    Fatal Security Lapse? 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Grove Place Apartment Shooting, Austin
    Could a Fatal Security Lapse Have Contributed to This Austin Apartment Shooting? Local News A shooting outside the Grove Place Apartments reportedly claimed the life of one man and left a another critically injured Thursday morning,…
  • Apr 18

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Carlos Donaires Killed in Houston Apartment Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Carlos Donaires Killed in Houston Apartment Shooting
    Could a Fatal Security Lapse Have Contributed to This Houston Apartment Shooting? Local News 33-year-old Carlos Donaires was reportedly shot and killed outside of his Houston apartment Sunday, April 16, 2017. According to KPRC 2…
Rank this Week: 1470

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 19

    “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claim

    “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claim
    President Trump recently signed a new executive order as part of his initiative to give priority to U.S. made goods and companies that hire U.S. citizens in government procurement decisions. This… read more → The post…
  • Apr 19

    “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claim

    “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order May Lead to New Whistleblower Claim
    President Trump recently signed a new executive order as part of his initiative to give priority to U.S. made goods and companies that hire U.S. citizens in government procurement decisions. This… read more → The post…
  • Apr 18

    Justice Department to Focus on the Prosecution of Immigration Crime

    Justice Department to Focus on the Prosecution of Immigration Crime
    On April 11, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Justice Department will be implementing a new policy regarding the criminal prosecution of individuals who are accused of violating… read more → The post Justice…
Rank this Week: 1527

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    New Georgia Law Helps Save Live

    New Georgia Law Helps Save Live
    A recent Editor’s Pick in the Albany Herald discusses the positive impact of a law that we believe is important for many to know about. As is the case in other states, Georgia has a Good Samaritan law. Georgia’s Good…
  • Apr 14

    Atlanta Parents Alert: Bounce House Injurie

    Atlanta Parents Alert: Bounce House Injurie
    Inflatables are everywhere these days, especially in the spring and summer months. They attract kids and parents alike, with fantastic colors and cartoon-like big houses and slides and castles. They are lots of fun for all, but bounce houses…
  • Mar 31

    Distracted Driver Destroys Live

    Distracted Driver Destroys Live
    Over the years, we have shared posts about a wide variety of accidents with our readers. We do this because we want to help our readers understand why accidents happen and how to avoid them, if at all possible. Earlier this week, a…
Rank this Week: 4288

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of T. Andrew Miller, LLC.

https://www.atlantainjuryattorneyblog.net
Rank this Week: 1616

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3261

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Georgia man facing multiple drug charges following search of car

    Georgia man facing multiple drug charges following search of car
    The procedures used during the search of an individual who is suspected of a crime are often highly debated topics. Every person across the country has rights which cannot be violated in this process. Similar searches have led to the…
  • Apr 3

    2 deputies in Georgia accused of theft of county property

    2 deputies in Georgia accused of theft of county property
    Facing felony accusations can be a stressful and challenging process. Individuals who are suspected of crimes of this nature often face severe consequences, with a conviction often including a lengthy prison term. Individuals who…
  • Mar 23

    Georgia teacher facing drug charge

    Georgia teacher facing drug charge
    Members of some professions seem to be held to a higher standard than others. When a member of one of these professions is charged for some alleged wrongdoing, the media appears to be compelled to notify the public. One recent...
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The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Apr 17

    Summer and post-graduation password use

    Summer and post-graduation password use
    As exams draw closer, so does summer work and graduation. Curious about what you can do with your Bloomberg Law, Lexis, or Westlaw passwords? Read on… Summer use for returning students: Bloomberg Law and Lexis passwords can be used for…
  • Apr 10

    Famous Filibuster

    Famous Filibuster
    Last week, the US Senate took historic action to change the cloture requirement to end a filibuster of Supreme Court nominees.  In the beginning, there was no cloture.  Senators could filibuster the Senate floor for as long as they…
  • Mar 28

    We’re Hiring!

    We’re Hiring!
    The Law Library is currently accepting applications for graduate research assistants (commonly known as GRAs) for the summer and fall semesters. The Law Library has two types of GRAs – Reference GRAs and Research GRAs.…
Rank this Week: 3282

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury law regarding auto accidents, truck accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Suthers Law Firm.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Suthers Law Firm Investigating Defective Hernia Mesh Product

    Suthers Law Firm Investigating Defective Hernia Mesh Product
    Hernia mesh is a medical device that is used to repair hernias, which occur when internal organs bulge out through a weak spot of muscle. The only way to permanently fix a hernia is with surgery. However, hernias often return and need another…
  • Mar 8

    Congress Proposing Ban on Lawsuits and Limits on Damage

    Congress Proposing Ban on Lawsuits and Limits on Damage
    All of us have been taught the importance of being personally responsible and accountable for our actions. This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Bills that will make it more difficult, if not impossible, for citizens…
  • Feb 2

    FALLS IN NURSING HOMES

    FALLS IN NURSING HOMES
    Our firm has been suing nursing homes since the 1990s.  In fact, Suthers Law Firm was one of the first firms in the United States to obtain a successful jury verdict against a nursing home for neglecting and abusing a resident. …
Rank this Week: 3935

Atlanta Workers' Compensation…

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantaworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 13

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant

    New Rule Helps Protect Atlanta Workers From Injuries at Chemical Plant
    Chemical exposure can cause serious and even fatal workplace injuries. Workers can be made very sick as a result of their exposure to chemicals on the job. An Atlanta work injury lawyer can provide assistance to those workers who fall ill due…
  • Mar 30

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident

    Repeal of OSHA Record-Keeping Rule Could Cause More Atlanta Work Accident
    With thousands of workers getting hurt and passing away due to on-the-job injuries each year, preventing work injuries is vitally important. To try to help keep employees safe, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes…
  • Mar 16

    Airport Workers at Risk of Atlanta Workplace Injurie

    Airport Workers at Risk of Atlanta Workplace Injurie
    Recently, US News & World Report told the sad story of a 21-year-old who worked at the airport and who got hurt on-the-job. The young airport employee was driving a luggage tug, which fell over. As a result of the accident, the worker…
Rank this Week: 2381